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Interview about some landlord legal issues

Great meeting with Gerard from Sarginsons of Coventry.

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How to fix mistakes landlords make when filing a self assessment tax return

Every year is the same. Come tax season, landlords all over the UK find themselves confused when filing a self assessment tax return with HMRC. The rules tend to change quite a bit every fiscal year, making it easy to make mistakes and get lost in the process. For new landlords, the first time can be even more daunting.

 

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New Rogue Tech database being trialled.

Marks Out Of Tenancy, a letting review website, has launched a digital service to help local authorities crackdown on unscrupulous landlords with a view to raising standards in the PRS.

 

 

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Labour could give tenants who rent private homes the right to buy them at a cut-price rate, the Shadow Chancellor has revealed.

John McDonnell outlined the party’s incendiary plans to ‘tackle the burgeoning buy-to-let market’ in a bombshell interview last night.

The dramatic policy is designed to clamp down on middle-class families who buy a second property as a nest egg for their retirement.

Is this a real plan or electioneering with a potential election on the books ?

Mail online sept 2 2019

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Legislation updates

With more legislation coming up, are you compliant and aware of all the new changes? watch our Facebook video about what’s coming up

 

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Rugby Red Brick has a makeover

Our Rugby office has been growing the last 12 months so more desk space was required . Looking great now with more desk space and a fresh outlook.62126939_1083483508512066_364720982029500416_nome alterations its all now up and running.

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New store front for Red Brick Coventry

All NEW shop for Red Brick Coventry

Welcome to Red Brick sales and lettings!

We are pleased to announce that our Coventry office will be moving at the end of the year. Not moving far though. We have outgrown our current office and have made the leap to buy a much bigger building. With our increased HMO management, Residential Sales and Lettings we needed more desk space. We will also have White Brick based there. White Brick is our national lettings management company.

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Ignore council warnings at your cost

The potential cost of ignoring council warnings

A buy to let investor has been fined £4,800 and ordered to pay £2,200 in costs for failing to keep his property’s garden under control. The Landlord who now lives in Brighton was prosecuted by South Gloucestershire Council for failing to comply with a remedial order under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.

The prosecution related to a mid-terraced house owned by Dowding that has remained empty for over six years.

For at least 6 years it has been left unmaintained, with its large

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More landlords will be caught in HMO licensing net

Update on HMO government rules is set to draw thousands of more buy-to-let landlords into the HMO licensing net and failure to comply could see them subjected to unlimited fines.

In early March, the Government introduced the Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018 (2018/221) (LHMO 2018), which comes into effect from October 1, 2018.

), are defined by the Government as “a property rented out by at least 3 people who are not from 1 ‘household’ (eg a family) but share facilities like the bathroom and kitchen.

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Quick guide to renting your property

So your property is ready, all decorated and looking good, EPC done, Gas safe done, right to rent in the UK done, smoke detectors tested, contract drawn up…… there are over 170 different points of legislation to renting a property.

 

 

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